Re: [Linux-ia64] Recommended compiler for compiling kernels test10 and upper?

From: H . J . Lu <hjl_at_valinux.com>
Date: 2000-11-16 13:51:05
On Wed, Nov 15, 2000 at 12:59:50PM -0500, Scott Hankin wrote:
> >>
> >
> >That is what happened to me when my machine was upgraded to B1. I
> >wound up putting a working kernel on the RedHat ia64 bootable LS120
> >floppy and booted it with root=.... It assumes you have RedHat already
> >installed on your machine befor upgrade.
> >
> >--
> >H.J. Lu (hjl@valinux.com)
> 
> Howdy -
> 
> Precisely how did you do that?  I can currently boot from the LS120 disk
> I made from the Red Hat CD, but when I mount it, the directory listing
> is garbage, leading me to believe that the format is not that of a Linux
> filesystem.  I have a new kernel - what do I do to get it on the LS120?
> 

As Jim said, it is an EFI partition. You can do

# mount -t vfat /dev/hdd1 /mnt/floppy/

Or you can use mtools.

-- 
H.J. Lu (hjl@valinux.com)
Received on Wed Nov 15 18:51:06 2000

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